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Invitation to Apply to Equity Advisory Group

Invitation to Apply for Membership to the Law Society Equity Advisory Group

The Law Society of Ontario is inviting applications from lawyers, paralegals, law and paralegal students, licensing candidates and representatives of legal organizations and associations for membership in the Equity Advisory Group (EAG).

The Equity Advisory Group provides advice to the Law Society on equity and diversity issues and is responsible for identifying, reviewing and reporting on issues affecting diverse communities in the legal profession. Members are committed to equality and diversity principles, and have experience in working with issues affecting (but not limited to) communities of racialized individuals, immigrants and refugees, people with disabilities, people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer, questioning or two-spirited (LGBTIQ2S+), Francophones and women.

EAG meets monthly in person or by teleconference and holds ad hoc meetings when working on special projects. Members serve three-year terms. All positions are served on a voluntary basis. For more information on roles, responsibilities and time commitments, please contact eag@lso.ca.

If you are interested in applying for an appointment as an individual member, please send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. If you are applying as a legal organization or association, please send a letter of interest that includes information about your organization or association’s membership, mandate, activities, community engagement and other relevant information.

All applications must be submitted electronically to eag@lso.ca by Friday, April 30, 2021 to the attention of:

Equity Advisory Group
Law Society of Ontario
130 Queen St. W.
Toronto, ON  
M5H 2N6

 

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